Warehouse accident claims

What You Should Know About Warehouse Accident Claims

We deal with thousands of accidents at work claims every year; this is what you should know about warehouse accident claims. Working in a warehouse can be a very dangerous job, and thorough training needs to be provided for the workers to guarantee their safety, to use heavier machinery, qualifications and proper training is required. It is the owners and managers responsibility to keep the warehouse workers safe.

Due to recent laws being put in place, warehouses are a lot safer than they used to, and warehouse needs to abide by a range of regulations, such as the Workplace (Health Safety and Welfare) Regulations, which cover the environments that people work in, you can read more about how to thoroughly keep your warehouse safe on The EHS Daily Advisor.

 What types of things can I claim for in a warehouse accident claim?

There’s a range of things that you can claim for if you have been hurt in a warehouse, the amount of compensation depends on the severity of the accident. Even though there are extensive laws and regulations put in place to keep workers safe, these rules are not always followed by managers and owners, therefore putting their workers at a risk.

There are many things that you can claim for, however, these are the most frequent warehouse claims:

  • Heavy and dangerous machinery accidents
  • Excessive noise
  • Exposure to dangerous substances
  • Electric shocks
  • Falling from heights and objects
  • Slips and trips, over wires or objects

There are many more things you can claim for if you have been hurt in a warehouse, to find out more about your warehouse accident claim, contact one of our solicitors now, our experienced solicitors will make sure that you get the best possible outcome for your particular situation.

How long will it take to make my claim?

The length of the claim depends on the severity of the accident. If you have faced more severe consequences such as amputations from machinery, the case is more likely to take longer, and you are more likely to get a bigger compensation. Our solicitors work very hard and 95% of the claims are done in 9 months.

There is also a range of evidence that you can collect to help with your claim, doctor visits are not only a good way of making sure that you are in good shape after your accident, but they are also very good evidence to help back up your case. There’s a range of evidence you can include to help with your case, including:

  • Photographs and Videos
  • CCTV
  • Witness Statements
  • Police Reports
  • Medical Reports

How much compensation will I get for a warehouse accident claim?

The amount of compensation depends on how severe the warehouse accident and the damages were. Solicitors on Your Side will make sure you get the highest compensation you deserve in the most stress-free and easy way. Our experienced solicitors will use their extensive knowledge to stand by you throughout the entire case and support you through such stressful times.

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